With BJP accusing ruling Samajwadi Party for rising communal violence in Uttar Pradesh, SP national general secretary Rewati Raman Singh on Sunday hit back saying that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah "influence" it from behind.
Claiming that since assuming power, BJP, RSS and their affiliate organisations have been spreading communal disharmony in the country, BSP supremo Mayawati on Sunday said it was not a good sign for the basic principle of secularism mentioned in the Constitution.
Kanpur: The husband of a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader was on Saturday arrested after he was allegedly found in a hotel room with a woman acquaintance, whose spouse landed at the spot with a police team in tow.
In a very strong rebuttal to Samjawadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav`s offer for an alliance with her party in Uttar Pradesh to defeat communal forces, BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday ruled out any possibility of an alliance with the former and accused him of colluding with th communal forces.
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday said that he is ready to join hands with his arch-rival and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati if RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav mediates in this regard.
Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday registered a money laundering case against two ex-ministers of erstwhile Mayawati government of Uttar Pradesh and over two dozen others for alleged financial irregularities in the construction of memorials in the state when the BSP chief was Chief Minister.
The Election Commission has called a meeting with BSP, NCP and CPI next week to hear their views on a show cause notice to withdraw their `national party` status following their performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
Hyder Nasir, 24, son of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Sheik Bahadur, was arrested here in a sexual assault case, registered against him and five others on a complaint by the victim, police said late Wednesday.
BSP chief Mayawati, whose party was decimated in last Lok Sabha polls, on Tuesday blamed it on the "misrule" of the UPA and said the Congress-led coalition would not be sitting in the opposition right now if it had listened to her.